The Tam News

ASB officers face skepticism

Sophie McGuinness

June 9, 2012


Filed under News

“I expect nothing from next year’s ASB officers because they have no power and never will,” said junior Jake Zwiebach of next year’s Associated Student Body (ASB) officers. “I want them to get me a girlfriend - can they do that?” Zwiebach’s opinion reflected numerous students’ pessimism...

Friendly foreigners at Tam

Friendly foreigners at Tam

Sophie McGuinness

May 21, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

  Beatrice Biagini, Jeanne Cassiers, and Paul Fürstenwerth left their families almost one year ago to experience America at Tam High. They arrived with rudimentary English, minimal electronic acquaintance with their host families, no school friends and high expectations. As their last names m...

Justin Bieber and Christmas Music: Two Wrongs That Don’t Make a Right

Justin Bieber and Christmas Music: Two Wrongs That Don’t Make a Right

Sophie McGuinness

March 1, 2012


Filed under Reviews

Justin Bieber and Christmas music alone are poisons potent enough to kill even the brightest of moods, but Justin Bieber has really dropped the bomb with his Christmas special, “Under the Mistletoe,” released on November 1st. The 15 track album is a nauseating mix of original tunes and butchere...

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

Sophie McGuinness

November 2, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Nate Severin PE Teacher Teaching Philosophy: “First and foremost is my relationship with my students. If I know who they are and what they like, then I can teach them better. When students know I care about them, then a mutual respect is formed.” When Mr. Severin was in high school: “One ti...